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Cameras could do ETTR quicker and more accurately than humans No, because it is a judgement call what highlights need to be clipped. There is no agreement as to what is photographic dynamic range; and much here depends on the intended use and personal tolerance to noise and artifacts.
It is easier to let your camera meter for the background and for you as the photographer to take control of your subject and ultimately, control how much light you wish to use. Photography is just “Painting with Light”, and whereas on a bright day, when there may be an abundance of ambient light, you are still confronted with the following 2 scenarios; Is ...
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